Author: City Skills

City Skills Ofsted 2023

City Skills Ofsted 2023 report is here! We are so excited to be able to announce that following inspection in December we are GOOD! Thanks so much to our highly supportive Employers, Apprentice & Staff who drove the successful visit. A huge well done to the team! We will be releasing snippets of the report

Learning Professionals Central to Learning Culture

Changing the “culture” of any organisation is a real challenge. In the face of so many other challenges, it is easy to focus instead on day-to-day tactical issues of recruitment, production and infrastructure, but in order to really handle change, innovation, engagement, collaboration and the benefits this brings, the aim of every organisation should be

What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Teaching?

  All organisations, in almost every sector, are trying to get the best out of their people. Managers and senior leaders are responsible for ensuring teams are performing at their best in order to achieve optimal performance both for themselves and their organisation.    Two ways of achieving improved performance are through coaching and teaching.

People Professional

The Level 5 People Professional apprenticeship launched in September this year, replacing the Level 5 HR Consultant/Business Partner apprenticeship. Like the old qualification, this is aimed at those working in People Practice roles at a consultant level, who have the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of people activities, even if they have

Why HR Teams are key to business stability 

Following a volatile two years, the role of HR has changed radically.  First, people professionals were responsible for managing the effects of Brexit, then the pandemic, with HR functions became central to how businesses navigated unprecedented times and working-from-home models, but now HR teams face a tangled web of new issues related to rising business